- Wed Nov 18, 2009, 2:44 AM GMT
The box office champion will be debuted on the small screen in 2011.READ MORE
Michael Jackson's THIS IS IT will offer Jackson fans and music lovers worldwide a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the performer as he developed, created and rehearsed for his sold-out concerts that would have taken place beginning this summer in London's O2 Arena. Chronicling the months from April through June, 2009, the film is produced with the full support of the Estate of Michael Jackson and drawn from more than one hundred hours of behind-the-scenes footage, featuring Jackson rehearsing a number of his songs for the show. Audiences will be given a privileged and private look at Jackson up close and personal. In raw and candid detail, Michael Jackson's THIS IS IT captures the singer, dancer, filmmaker, architect, creative genius and great artist at work as he creates and perfects his final show. Kenny Ortega, who was both Michael Jackson's creative partner and the director of the stage show is also directing the film, which is being produced by Randy Phillips, Kenny Ortega and Paul Gongaware. Executive producers are John Branca and John McClain. The film will be distributed worldwide by Sony Pictures Releasing. Tickets for the limited two-week engagement of the film go on sale beginning September 27.
Dethroning 'Paranormal Activity' at the North American box office, the Michael Jackson's backstage documentary also becomes the highest-grossing concert film worldwide.READ MORE
This music-filled documentary kicks off its run to the top of the box office with more than 2 million dollars from its first late-night screenings in North America alone.READ MORE
On the eve of the documentary's wide release, red carpet was rolled out in front of Nokia Theater in Los Angeles as well as of Odeon West End Cinema in London's Leicester Square.READ MORE